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Kara Bell

Research Assistant I, Cell & Developmental Biology


Kara is from central Virginia and graduated from the University of Virginia in May ’21 with a bachelor’s in biology. During her time at UVA she worked with reverse genetics in C. elegans; after graduating, she used Nasonia to study symbiosis and speciation in a research lab at Vanderbilt University. Outside of lab, Kara enjoys puzzles and games, reading, and her two cats- Pina and Ellie!